Become A County Coach Developer in Hampshire!
Become a County Coach Developer in Hampshire 
Our Organisation

Leave your legacy on English football by being part of the creation and implementation of a world class education environment.


The Football Association (The FA) is the governing body of football in England and has the responsibility to promote and develop the game at all levels from grass roots through to the professional game, The FA Cup and the England International team.


Creating winning England Teams requires a coaching workforce with access to a world class education system. The education and development of coaches plays a pivotal role in ensuring The FA is successful in its implementation of the England DNA coaching philosophy.


The County Coach Developers area a team of coach educators working at grassroots level in line with The FA Education plan, who provide world leading coaching qualifications and CPD for the grassroots coaching workforce including but not exclusive to Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3.

Role Description

As a County Coach Developer you will be responsible for supporting the successful delivery of The FA Coaching Strategy across the National Game, by supporting the development of creative coaches who are excellent teachers of the game. You will be expected to support the delivery of coach education and coach development opportunities in the county for a minimum of 140 days a year. 


This position will be based within Hampshire FA, full time, with an initial fixed term contract through until 31st July 2021. The position will be home based. A competitive salary, attractive benefits and a job need car are on offer for the right candidate.

Key Accountabilitie
Develop, mentor and support a team of FA Affiliate Tutors
Support allocated CFA to devise and deliver a Coach Education and Coach Development programme to support coaches and teachers in the National Game
Develop appropriate coaching resources
Ensure that coaches and players are introduced to the skill development value of Futsal
Ensure that coaches are introduced to the England DNA and promote FA coaching, teaching and learning philosophies
Develop and deliver in service programme of CPD for coaches, clubs and leagues
Support as required to regional/national Coach Development programme
Support the FA mentoring programme
What we are looking for



UEFA B Coaching Licence, FA Coach Educator at Level 1, Level 2 and UEFA B


Understanding of FA LTPD-4 corner model


Complete understanding of FA DNA, coaching and learning philosophies


Sensitive to development needs of adult learners


Experience of Grassroots Football


Experience in Player Development


Experience in Coach Education and Coach Development


Team/Player Coaching experience 


Experience of developing young Player/Coach –related programme


Modern, progressive approach to coaching and learning


Ability to develop, prioritise, evaluate work programme to best meet the FA group objectives


Modern, progressive approach to coaching and learning




Qualifications and/or experience in a child related profession


Experience of working with and maintaining effective working relationships with County FAs, Coaches, Schools, Clubs and key stakeholders


Experience of mentoring coaches


FA Youth Award holder


Ability to work with coaches in line with UEFA/FA syllabi

What we can offer you
An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation 
Attractive benefits and a competitive salary for the right candidate.


Please note we will be unable to provide feedback on your application, however feedback may be requested if unsuccessful at interview stage.

The Football Association Group promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your covering letter.


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